Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Helmet Mask (Gelede)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Meko region
Culture:
Yoruba peoples, Egbado group
Medium:
Wood, pigment, metal staples
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 15/16 x 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (27.9 x 21 x 26 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1966
Accession Number:
1978.412.514
Not on view
[Monti, Milan, Italy, until 1966]; The Museum of Primitive Art, 1966–1978

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